An additional bonus includes the winner getting a check for $10,000 while the second prize is $1,000 and third prize is $500. They have gotten about 44,000 views on the website.
Looking back, what would she have done differently? "We anticipated the internet and social media to be a stronger platform and have a stronger reach than what has been," said Maggie.
"And yet the internet has been part of the problem when it comes to the age of scams." She says it's their biggest obstacle and they're working with a public relation specialist to legitimize the process as much as possible.
You can earn a living, build a brand, even become location independent, all by wielding your writerly capabilities to engage, inspire and persuade.
And thanks to a new trend, you can now also use your words to win a fully established business.
Awarding a business to the winner of an essay contest is becoming a popular way for small business owners to find a next-in-line who will care for the company as much as they do.
It's an unconventional method, but Maggie says it's the right thing to do. All entry fees shall be held in an Essay Contest Escrow Account, managed by real estate attorney David Pawlak.
They have lived in their 3,100 square-foot Victorian home for 18 years. Background: It's an 1870s Victorian home and once the largest original tobacco farming house in the area.
After graduation I thought I would take my BA in Mass Communications with emphasis in Broadcasting and Journalism and Minor in Political Science and become a big time reporter in some major city.
But instead my internship with one of our news stations at Midwest Communications turned into a part-time job and opened the door to so many more opportunities within the company right here in Wisconsin.